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PBS
Jul 19, 2011 10:00pm PDT
is a secretive counterterrorism unit within special forces known as joint special operations command, or jsoc. >> let me know when you got a target, five. coming up now. >> narrator: it was jsoc that carried out the operation that killed osama bin laden. >> the joint special operations command has become one of the most important tools general petreaus has, not just in removing enemies from the battlefield, but in reducing the effectiveness of the enemy uuuuuuuuuuuu sowing distrust, discontent inside the ranks of these insurgent organizations, and ultimately persuading them that they don't have any chance of succeeding militarily. ( explosions ) >> narrator: jsoc exists outside the nato chain of command. with ranks that include the elite navy seals, its mission is not only the hunt for the world's leading terrorists. in afghanistan, it's working from a target list that now includes thousands of names. >> there's a list. there is a list that's kept and has grown exponentially over the last couple years. >> looks like he's tiptoeing out to the road, sneaking. >> and it covers a host of differen
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
is important, and in my former role as the jsoc it was important but that support the broader soft fur to afghanistan. >> are there any other concerns you have about the diminished resources and based on what you highlighted in your statement that we should be aware of? >> no man. the two primary ones are the airlift support and the audience are support. >> thank you. >> the fighting season in afghanistan is roughly from april through october, and the president has decided on september, 2012 on the deadline for the withdrawal in the surge forces. is there in a strategic operational or tactical advantage to the september deadline for the withdrawal during the season as compared to wading through the fighting season? >> senator, i think the value of a second fighting season as was expressed by the chairman and general petraeus in the testimony last week is important, but as general petraeus said in his recommendations, those recommendations are forwarded to the central commander and secretary defense and the discussions which ultimately generated the president's decision account for the
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2011 10:30am EDT
, and in my former role as the jsoc it was important but that support the broader soft fur to afghanistan. >> are there any other concerns you have about the diminished resources and based on what you highlighted in your statement that we should be aware of? >> no ma the two primary ones are the airlift support and the audience are support. >> thank you. >> the fighting season in afghanistan is roughly from april through october, and the president has decided on september, 2012 on the deadline for the withdrawal in the surge forces. is there in a strategic operational or tactical advantage to the september deadline for the withdrawal during the season as compared to wading through the fighting season? >> senator, i think the value of a second fighting season as was expressed by the chairman and general petraeus in the testimony last week is important, but as general petraeus said in his recommendations, those recommendations are forwarded to the central commander and secretary defense and the discussions which ultimately generated the president's decision account for the president's uniqu
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